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Don Quixote

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Date/Time
Date(s) - 20/07/2018
7:30 pm

Location
Maskers Theatre Company

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Type of Event: Production
Start Time: 19:30
Start Date: 18th July 2018
End Date: 28th July 2018
Add Any Other Dates and Times:
Matinée Sunday 22nd July at 3:00pm, grounds open at 1:30pm
No evening performance on Sunday 22nd
No performance on Monday 23rd
Note this is an OPEN AIR production
Name of the Event: Don Quixote
Group Name: Maskers Theatre Company
Name of Venue: Hamptworth Lodge
City or Town: Landford
County: Wiltshire
Postcode: SP5 2AE
Region: South East
Country: United Kingdom
Description of Event: Come with us to Spain!

This National Theatre adaptation provides moments of hilarity, fast-moving action, romance and pathos. A memorable piece of theatre ideal for Hamptworth’s beautiful outdoor surroundings.

Alonso Quijano is an ageing minor aristocrat obsessed with books of medieval knights and their fantastic adventures, slaying giants, fighting evil wizards, rescuing maidens, and acts of great chivalry.
One day he launches himself into his fantasy (or is it his madness?), takes the title “Don Quixote de la Mancha”, and sets off with his loyal servant and squire, Sancho Panza, a local farmer, to rid La Mancha’s towns & villages of giants, villains and injustice.
In Quixote’s feverish mind, windmills become giants, inns are mistaken for castles, and sheep turn into warring armies. Sancho’s down-to-earth advice and common sense are to no avail against his master’s fantasies as they ride from one mad adventure to the next.
Meanwhile, back home, Quixote’s friends, anxious to cure his madness, are devising desperate schemes to bring him back to the safety of his own bed!
Contact email address: angela [dot] maskers [at] btinternet [dot] com
Website Address: http://maskers.org.uk

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